Environment

#ExtinctionRebellion Launches Civil Disobedience Campaign Over Climate Change

#ExtinctionRebellion Launches Civil Disobedience Campaign Over Climate Change

November 26, 2018

A day after a new US Government report warned of imminent climate catastrophe, TRNN spoke to some of the protesters who marched and shutdown traffic in Manchester, England, to urge action over the climate crisis

Oil Industry Cleanup Costs Vastly Exceed Alberta Government’s Estimates

Oil Industry Cleanup Costs Vastly Exceed Alberta Government’s Estimates

November 25, 2018

Regan Boychuk of Reclaim Alberta explains that Canadian taxpayers could ultimately be on the hook for hundreds of billions of oil industry cleanup costs

In Maryland, Protestors Demand National Park Service Block Potomac Pipeline

In Maryland, Protestors Demand National Park Service Block Potomac Pipeline

November 21, 2018

In a final push to stop the construction of a fracked gas through Maryland, protestors rallied to demand the NPS not issue TransCanada a right-of-way permit

Thousand Shutdown London to Demand Urgent Action on Climate Change

Thousands Shutdown London to Demand Urgent Action on Climate Change

November 19, 2018

Over 70 were arrested demanding the British government adopt a goal of reaching 100% renewable energy by 2025 to help prevent catastrophic climate change

As California Fires Worsen, Environmentalists Demand a Green New Deal

As California Fires Worsen, Environmentalists Demand a Green New Deal

November 16, 2018

As the Camp Fire death toll rises, 350.org Executive Director May Boeve talks about how California will see worse wildfires if federal and state leaders don’t stop propping up big oil

Activists and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Demand Nancy Pelosi Take Action on Climate

Activists and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Demand Nancy Pelosi Take Action on Climate

November 14, 2018

Varshini Prakash of the Sunrise Movement talks about why hundreds of activists occupied Nancy Pelosi’s offices demanding a Green New Deal and an end to fossil fuel contributions

California Sees Deadliest Wildfire in History

California Sees Deadliest Wildfire in History

November 14, 2018

Mustafa Santiago Ali talks to Dharna Noor about how global warming, drought, and winds created the conditions for California’s wildfires and what can be done to prevent this from happening in the future

Green Ballot Initiatives Meet Massive Resistance From Big Oil

Green Ballot Initiatives Meet Massive Resistance From Big Oil

November 7, 2018

Greenpeace’s Janet Redman tells Marc Steiner that a carbon tax in Washington, drilling limitations in Colorado, and other initiatives were struck down by fossil fuel industries—but environmentalists did see some wins

Bill McKibben: Environmental Justice Must Take Center Stage In Maryland

Bill McKibben: Environmental Justice Must Take Center Stage In Maryland

November 2, 2018

Bill McKibben talks to Dharna Noor about the actions Ben Jealous would take to fight climate change and protect the Chesapeake Bay if he beats the odds and defeats incumbent Larry Hogan in the Maryland governor’s race

Bill McKibben Campaigns for Maryland Democratic Candidate Ben Jealous

Bill McKibben Campaigns for Maryland Democratic Candidate Ben Jealous

October 31, 2018

Trailing in the polls by double digits days before the election, Maryland’s Democratic candidate for governor Ben Jealous hit the campaign trail with leading environmentalist Bill McKibben